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YES, Old Wood Windows Can Be Energy Efficient!

One of the most common things we hear is, “old wood windows are not energy efficient.” This idea becomes the rationale behind why many old wood windows end up in the landfill. Unfortunately, many people are misinformed and fall for these claims that wood windows are not energy efficient. The truth is old wood windows can be made just as energy efficient as new, double-glazed windows. Like any building component, they need the necessary care and upkeep to maintain both operation and energy efficiency. Original wood windows can compete effectively against newer replacements when these needs are met: Properly Maintained…

Kronenberger & Sons Restoring Connecticut State Capital Skylights

KSR was really excited to be chosen to work on restoration efforts once again at our State Capital in Hartford, Connecticut. During this extensive project, KSR served as the General Contractor for the project. We were responsible for overseeing the replacement of the Capitols’ atrium skylights and the subsequent restoration required following the installation of the new skylights. This project represents the first major work done on the Capitol in almost 40 years, and the KSR team was honored to be part of this monumental undertaking. The $1.62 million contract for the work began once the 2023 Legislative Session concluded…

Project Narrative: Russell Chapel at Indian Hill Cemetery

Since the time of the Wangunk Native Americans, the land that makes up Indian Hill Cemetery has been a special place to those who inhabit the area. The land and its history command a deep reverence for those who have come before us. The cemetery is a place of great tranquility not only for those laid to rest, but also for the living who enjoy spending time there. It is with this respect and admiration of history that Kronenberger and Sons approach all of our projects.  The Russell Chapel at Indian Hill presented us with the opportunity to work on…

Do You Have Lead Paint? How to Handle Projects in an Old Building

Determining how to handle lead-based paint (LBP) should be top of mind before initiating any DIY projects, as well as any work to be done by contractors, that will disturb painted surfaces in an old building. Please read our Blog: Lead Paint Hazards – What You Need to Know for more explanation on the dangers of LBP, lead poisoning, and lead testing. The Dangers of Lead Exposure to LBP causes neurological issues, from memory issues to permanent brain damage. The existence of lead in your home or on a project should be taken very seriously, and the appropriate precautions taken.…

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Old Saybrook High School

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Christ Episcopal Church

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Gillette Castle

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Springfield Juvenile Courthouse

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